A science salon
Leopard in its habitat in the Kanha tiger reserve in India. Photo by Sandeep Sharma and Trishna Dutta, courtesy Smithsonian National Zoological Park Conservation Biology Institute.
A Blog by Brian Switek
Posted Mon, 01/21/2013
Paleo Profile: Mexico’s Mystery Dinosaur
A smattering of bones found in Mexico hints at a new, unknown dinosaur species.
by Brian Switek
Why Aren’t There More Scientists? A One-Word Explanatio…
You'll be surprised to learn that scientists worry about this one thing almost as much as they worry about actual science.
by Robert Krulwich
No Place Like Home
Scientists Discover a Dark Moon in the Distant Solar System
Orbiting the dwarf planet Makemake, this little moon could solve a few mysteries.
by Nadia Drake